YSEALI@america: Ambassador Highlights Youth Leadership, Detrimental Effects of Plastic

On July 1, Ambassador Blake welcomed over 300 young leaders to @america to talk about how to reduce widespread environmental damage caused by single-use plastic bags.  He encouraged the audience to find ways to mobilize and collaborate to develop environmental campaigns aimed at reducing their use.   The ASEAN Reusable Bag Campaign just one example of a small but growing effort by young Indonesian woman who are trying to tackle significant environmental problems in the region.